Red Cloud's war

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  • Red Cloud's War 1866-68
    • Bozeman Trail used to access gold fields in Montana
    • Trailed passed through Sioux hunting ground
    • Land given to them in Fort Laramie treaty 1851
    • Sioux attacked travellers. Army wanted to build forts
    • Sioux attacked army. Fetterman's trap. 80 men were killed. US army surrendered and abandoned the fort

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